Chase Rettig threw two touchdown passes to Chris Pantale and Boston College closed out the season on a high note, with a 24-17 road victory over Miami Friday afternoon.
Pantale's second TD, a 32-yarder with 12:08 left in the third quarter, put BC (4-8, 3-5 ACC) ahead for good. Miami (6-6, 3-5) drew within seven points on a Jake Wieclaw field goal with 14 seconds remaining in the game, but the ensuing onside kick went out of bounds.
In the same game in which he set the school record for caeer tackles, BC linebacker Luke Keuchley returned an interception for a touchdown. It was one of four BC picks of Jacory Harris, who had thrown five interceptions all season. Keuchly also set a single-season ACC record for tackles, breaking his own record of 183 from last year.
During the game, Miami announced a four-year contract extension for coach Al Golden, taking him through Feb. 1, 2020. Golden had been rumored to be a candidate for some high-profile...
The Bruins' winning streak was halted at 10 games by the Red Wings Friday, as the B's fell to Detroit, 3-2, in a matinee decided by a shootout.
Todd Bertuzzi scored in the third round of the shootout to give the Red Wings the win after the Red Wings and Bruins had gotten goals from Pavel Datsyuk and Nathan Horton, respectively.
Though the Bruins dominated early, Valtteri Filppula gave the Red Wings a 1-0 lead on a give-and-go with Henrik Zetterberg. Daniel Paille tied it in the second period, but Pavel Datsyuk answered back when he beat Tuukka Rask 35 seconds later to give Detroit the lead back.
Patrice Bergeron tied the game once again for the Bruins in the third period when he picked Zetterberg's pocket in front and beat Jimmy Howard with a powerful wrist shot to knot the game at two.
The Bruins will return to action Saturday, when they host the Jets for the first time since the Thrashers' relocation.
According to a report from Albert Breer of NFL Network, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will almost certainly miss Sunday's game vs. the Patriots. Vick broke multiple ribs in Week 10 vs. the Cardinals and did not play in last Sunday's win over the Giants.
"Every indication is Eagles QB Mike Vick will miss his second straight game on Sunday, according to league source," Breer posted on Twitter Friday afternoon. "Those I've talked to would be shocked if Vick goes. So count on Vince Young starting against the Patriots."
Young started in the win over the Giants but struggled, throwing three interceptions.
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FOXBORO -- Speaking prior to the Patriots' Friday practice at Gillette Stadium, head coach Bill Belichick talked about what awaits his team when going up against former Patriot Asante Samuel.
"I think we know you have to be careful throwing around him," said Belichick of the 30-year-old cornerback. "He's very instinctive, he's got good balls skills, he's got quickness. You just have to be careful. Tom [Brady] has thrown against him hundreds of times. I think he has a good feel for what it's like to play against him."
In 10 games this season, Samuel has two interceptions. He totaled nine and seven in each of the past two years, respectively.
"Asante has really good ball skills. He's a ball hawk in the secondary," Belichick said. "He has a great feel for the passing game. He has good hands. Has made some some big plays, like we've seen him for many years."
Sunday's meeting between the teams is the...
Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh continues to deny he's a dirty player even as he does things to get ejected, as he did Thursday when he stomped on the arm of Packers offensive lineman Evan Dietrich-Smith after pushing his head into the ground.
"What I did was remove myself from the situation the best way that I felt in me being held down in the situation that I was in," Suh explained following the Lions' 27-15 loss. "My intentions were not to kick anybody, as I did not. [I was] removing myself, as you see, I'm walking away from the situation. And with that I apologize to my teammates, and my fans and my coaches for putting myself to be in position to be misinterpreted and taken out of the game."
Suh refused to apologize for his actions, sticking with the "misinterpreted" excuse.
"I was on top of a guy being pulled down and trying to get up off the ground, which is why you see me pushing his...
Giardi and Price discuss the Tom Brady appeal getting overturned and Roger Goodell's victory tour. The guys can't believe the victory lap and some of his behavior. The more you listen to him, the more frustrating his behavior becomes.
Giardi and Price break down how the teams in the AFC East altered their futures after the NFL Draft weekend.
Giardi and Price continue discussing the outcome of the NFL Draft for the Patriots.
Kevin O'Connor of CelticsBlog joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss for a breakdown of what went wrong in the Celtics series against the Hawks. they then played Celtics free agent tinder and looked ahead to the big moves in store for the offseason.
It wouldn't be a Celtics v Hawks Game 6 preview/Game 5 breakdown without ESPN's Celtics Whisperer Chris Forsberg joining Sam Packard and Jared Weiss for some WEEI Studio magic. They discuss the Hawks' transition dominance on their mega runs and the bizarre night for Isaiah Thomas. Of course they also answered your #WEEICeltics Tweet Bag questions!
The boys recap Marcus Smart and Paul Millsap's incredible battle in the Celtics' Game 4 win over the Atlanta Hawks with ESPN's Chris Forsberg. Jared Weiss and Sam Packard discussed Jared Sullinger's struggles and the reemergence of Machine Bun Kelly. They discuss inside media stuff like when to applaud for honorees and Chris' devotion to southern unsweetened tea. Of course they answered your #WEEICeltics Tweet Bag questions too.
Joe Castiglione and Tim Neverett talked to the Sox catcher, whose two-run homer off of Dellin Betances gave the Sox the lead for good over the Yankees.
Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello, after he pitched 7 shutout innings against the Yankees Saturday night.
Red Sox third base/infield coach Brian Butterfield joined Rob Bradford to get his take on Hanley Ramirez, Travis Shaw and Pablo Sandoval. Butterfield, an avid Patriots fan, also predicts who the Pats might take in the second round, while giving a very pointed message to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
DJ and Pete continue to assess the season that was for the Bruins and look toward the future for the franchise and how they can improve.
DJ and Pete are together for the final Sunday Skate of the season. They get into their overall thoughts on the season, the Bruins keeping Claude Julien on as head coach and the end-of-season press conferences last week. They discuss the rebuild process, what the Bruins need and how they can obtain it. Plenty of callers have their own theories and opinions on all of these topics as well.
Butch is joined by two-thirds of the Sunday Skate show in DJ and Pete. The guys discuss the problems with Bruins including leadership and grit, who should stay and who should go and if Claude is to blame.
Larry Wilmore and Barack Obama brought the house down and left the audience in stitches at the 2016 White House Correspondents Dinner.
Donald Trump is enjoying the endorsement of convicted rapist, Mike Tyson.
Jessica Mendoza was on the broadcast last night as the Sox and Yankees played in Fenway Park. She continues to add limited insight while avoiding any and all criticism. Also, Lee in Rhode Island infuriated the guys with his Tom Brady phone call.
Christian thinks the Patriots new quarterback, 3rd round pick Jacoby Brissett, absoluetely stinks and him, Lou and Glenn give you their take on this year's NFL draft. Also, Patriots owner Robert Kraft speaks to Patriots fans to let them know he has Tom Brady's back.
Kevin Faulk wore his tom Brady jersey to the NFL draft when announcing the Patriots' picks, and he joins Glenn, Lou and Christian to talk about who had the idea (Dale Arnold) and Brady's reaction.
The guys have some fun with a YouTube video of an angry McDonalds customer after she wasn't offered a discounted McRib.
We continue to talk NFL Draft, Brady's new lawyer, the Celtics playoff bouncing, Roger Goodell's award tour and more... its all on the table on a freestyle friday.
We discuss the hiring of a top notch litigator by Brady and the NFLPA, and how it might have been sparked by Roger Goodell's neverending award tour where he continues to spew lies and half-truths to the public.
We discuss the Celts exit from the playoffs, the steps they took this season to be better, and what steps need to be taken to keep getting better in the future.
It’s all about the music – the crew touches on Prince, and the greatest bands of all time
Mikey, Christian Arcand, and Chris Villani talk about the Sox horrific loss today, and MJ takes over the text line
Mikey, Christian Arcand, and Chris Villani talk about the Sox horrific loss today, plus they’re joined by Cassie, the Textress
SB Nation's Kevin O'Connor joins Butch Stearns and John Tomase to talk all things Celtics' offseason, including the upcoming draft
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